New branches open in Brownsville and Georgetown
Beacon (Nasdaq: BECN) announced today that it has opened greenfield locations in Brownsville and Georgetown, Texas, growing its service across the state to 32 branches.
Opening a location in Brownsville provides Beacon service in the Rio Grande Valley region of South Texas. The new Georgetown branch is in the vibrant Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown metro area, where customers benefit from inventory and on-time delivery via the Beacon OTC® network.
“Both residential and commercial contractors will gain service and expertise from us in these growing Texas markets,” explained Peter Lippert, Beacon’s Regional Vice President, Texas. “The customer experience we provide will save contractors time and help them to serve their own customers. We also look forward to being active in our new communities, giving back via programs like our national partnership with Rebuilding Together.”
“We are thrilled to be supported by Beacon in our mission to repair homes, revitalize communities and rebuild lives,” added Jesse Porter, Executive Director of Rebuilding Together Austin. “The essential building products Beacon distributes are critical to much of our outreach.”
With these new locations, Beacon has now opened 13 greenfield branches in 2022, demonstrating its commitment to its Ambition 2025 goals for customer excellence and growth.
Founded in 1928, Beacon is a Fortune 500, publicly traded distributor of building products, including roofing materials and complementary products, such as siding and waterproofing. The company operates over 470 branches throughout all 50 states in the U.S. and 6 provinces in Canada. Beacon serves an extensive base of over 80,000 customers, utilizing its vast branch network and diverse service offerings to provide high-quality products and support throughout the entire business lifecycle. Beacon offers its own private label brand, TRI-BUILT®, and has a proprietary digital account management suite, Beacon PRO+, which allows customers to manage their businesses online. Beacon’s stock is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol BECN. To learn more about Beacon, please visit www.becn.com.
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